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Very Short List is a delightful e-mail that shares cultural gems from a different curator every day.

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Very Short List was founded in 2006 by Kurt Andersen, Michael Jackson, Tim Nolan, Emily Oberman, and Bonnie Siegler. It was redesigned in 2012 by Open. You can read about the redesign here.

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Check out the latest
Very Short List emails:

culture 22 Oct 2014

The Webby Awards founder Tiffany Shlain tries on Hanukkah sweaters and public radio names.

culture 20 Oct 2014

Sonia Epstein visits the world's coolest science museums.

food 17 Oct 2014

Dan Lewis on food-related disputes that the courts had to decide.

very short list is a
delightful e-mail that shares
cultural gems from a
different curator every day.